Euro 2024

Spain win fourth Euros with 2-1 dismantling of England

July 14 – Spain were crowned European champions for a record fourth time following a late strike from Mikel Oyarzabal in a 2-1 victory against England.

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Trinidad and Tobago footballers owed over TT$4 million

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By David Gold

October 12 – Trinidad and Tobago’s Football Federation (TTFF) will pay more than TT$4 million (£2.4 million/€3 million) to 13 players who played in the 2006 World Cup as compensation following a dispute between the two parties over revenues from their participation in the tournament, which was held in Germany.

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David Owen: Despite all the hard work, Wembley Stadium is still a huge financial burden on the FA

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The most telling information in the Football Association’s recently published 2010 annual report and financial statements comes on page 24 of the 42-page document.

This tells us that, for all the pain and hard work that went into driving up the body’s overall financial performance, stadium and non-FA event management remained heavily in loss – to the tune of £12.1 million ($18.9 million/€13.9 million) at the pre-tax level, against £15.6 million ($24.4 million/€ million) in 2009.

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